One of WWE’s most anticipated events, the Royal Rumble’s 36th edition, the WWE Royal Rumble 2023 has been announced for Saturday.
WWE Royal Rumble is a PPV professional wrestling event that acts as the battle royale for wrestlers. It is an annual gimmick event where multiple wrestlers compete against each other for a title match spot at either SmackDown or Raw.
Upcoming WWE Royal Rumble 2023 will be the 35th official iteration of the popular event. It will be held in Texas this Saturday. Perticipants of this year’s Royal Rumble has already been announced according to the scripts.
The event will feature a total of 5 matches. Of the 5, 3 will be from SmackDown and Raw, while the other two will feature Royal Rumble competition for men’s and women’s discipline.
When will be WWE Royal Rumble 2023 held?
- Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
- Time: 03:30 p.m. ET
The WWE Royal Rumble 2023 has been scheduled for upcoming Saturday, January 28, 2023. The event will initiate at around 03:30 p.m. ET.
How to Watch the event on TV?
This year WWE is heavily shifting towards digital streaming as they have announced the upcoming Royal Rumble 2023 to be an entirely PPV exclusive event for the first time. Therefore, there will be no more regular live broadcast of the upcoming wrestlers battle royale for fans to watch on tv.
How to Livestream WWE Royal Rumble 2023?
- WWE Network
In the United States, Peacock will be the officially PPV exclusive digital distribution platform to provide live stream of the upcoming WWE Royal Rumble 2023. While for international fans, WWE Network Premium subscription will be required to watch the event online.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Alamodome
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
The Alamodome multi-purpose stadium will host the upcoming WWE Royal Rumble 2023. The stadium is popular for hosting various sports discipline event such as football, baseball, basketball, and wrestling. The wresting area has a seat capacity of 52,000 that can be expended to 60, 525. It is located in San Antonio, Texas.
The list of officially announced complete match card is provided below –
- Men’s Royal Rumble Match
- Women’s Royal Rumble Match
- Mountain Dew Pitch Black Match – Bray Wyatt vs LA Knight
- Undisputed WWE Universal Championship – Roman Reigns vs Kevin Owens
- WWE Raw Women’s Championship – Bianca Belair vs Alexa Bliss
Announced Participants at the WWE Royal Rumble 2023:
In the men’s event, 16 out of 30 participants have been announced already. While the women’s side has seen 7 out of 30 players’ official announcement. Participant list of both matches are listed below –
Men’s Royal Rumble Match
- Kofi Kingston
- Santos Escobar
- Austin Theory
- Seth Rollins
- Bobby Lashley
- Baron Corbin
- Rey Mysterio
- Cody Rhodes
- Dew McIntyre
- Braun Strowmen
- Karrion Kross
- Dominik Mysterio
Women’s Royal Rumble Match
- Liv Morgan
- Candice LeRae
- Rhea Ripley
- Raquel Rodriguez
- Shayna Baszler
- Zelina Vega